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As a male who teaches lower elementary grades I thought this would be an interesting read - Is being a "real" man implicitly contradicting my role as a "real" teacher? Through conversations with many male teachers Sargent comes to a few basic understandings: "there are structures and practices that act to obstruct men's entrance into the occupation, there are practices that make men's longevity in the profession problematic, the culture of early education is gendered/feminized, and men are hesit ...more